Metal for Mac announced during WWDC

Metal was introduced during WWDC 2014, last year, to help accelerate games on iOS. Now it’s coming to Mac, Apple confirmed during WWDC 2015.   Metal for Mac will replace OpenGL so apps run natively on top of Metal, which Apple says should help reduce rendering times by 50 percent, reduce CPU loads by 40 […]

OS X 10.11 El Capitan announced

[metaslider id=1930] Apple just announced OS X 10.11, El Capitan, which is the successor to OS X 10.10 Yosemite that was introduced last year. Among other things, Apple says it focused on two main components for this year’s update: experience and performance. As the name suggests, El Capitan, OS X 10.11 isn’t a major update, but […]

Android Pay announced to take on Apple Pay

During the Google IO 2015 conference in California on Thursday, Google announced Android Pay, the firm’s answer to Apple Pay that will allow customers to make purchases directly from their Android smartphones. Prior to Thursday, Android users had to rely on third-party options from manufacturers such as Samsung or Google Wallet. Google said Android Pay […]

Cortana coming to iOS and Android

[metaslider id=1869] Microsoft on Tuesday announced that its smart voice assistant Cortana will soon be available for iOS and Android, marking the service’s first launch on a platform other than Windows. Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore explained how Windows 10 will connect to Android and iOS devices in a short video clip published Tuesday. In it, he discusses a […]